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HYDROCORTISONE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

950K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 244 of 3238

$19.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 611 of 3238

442,683
Patients

Rank: 163 of 3238

164,599
Prescribers

Rank: 144 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 69,107 139,598 $2.81M
New York 40,253 87,977 $1.5M
Florida 34,361 68,333 $1.3M
Pennsylvania 23,666 56,624 $1.18M
Michigan 24,196 49,336 $990K
Texas 21,841 46,822 $1.12M
Ohio 19,410 39,964 $804K
Illinois 18,782 38,825 $660K
New Jersey 12,784 26,015 $485K
North Carolina 10,927 24,300 $558K
Georgia 10,524 22,208 $472K
Massachusetts 10,106 20,883 $422K
Wisconsin 8,411 19,780 $457K
Indiana 9,207 19,407 $399K
Tennessee 9,112 18,520 $403K
Minnesota 8,040 17,484 $400K
Washington 7,778 17,249 $373K
Missouri 7,653 16,246 $340K
Arizona 7,828 15,437 $350K
Virginia 6,368 14,691 $396K
Kentucky 6,527 14,335 $288K
Oregon 6,378 13,957 $305K
Alabama 5,361 12,473 $298K
Maryland 5,230 11,150 $256K
Colorado 5,166 10,584 $255K
Louisiana 4,597 9,877 $199K
Iowa 4,204 9,286 $196K
Connecticut 4,779 9,066 $182K
South Carolina 3,540 8,507 $211K
Oklahoma 3,512 7,829 $186K
Kansas 2,976 7,464 $191K
Mississippi 2,862 6,320 $129K
Arkansas 2,688 6,068 $138K
West Virginia 2,369 5,538 $138K
Nebraska 2,171 5,359 $123K
Nevada 2,482 5,249 $128K
Hawaii 2,122 4,471 $90.6K
New Mexico 1,962 4,238 $95.4K
Utah 1,793 4,191 $111K
Maine 1,790 4,038 $86.9K
Rhode Island 1,731 3,820 $76.2K
Delaware 1,557 3,000 $61.9K
Idaho 1,246 2,918 $80.8K
New Hampshire 1,071 2,487 $66.6K
South Dakota 890 2,328 $54.8K
Montana 864 2,219 $58.2K
District of Columbia 895 2,037 $40.4K
North Dakota 806 2,001 $50K
Vermont 718 1,269 $23.9K
Alaska 416 1,061 $22K
Wyoming 240 623 $17.8K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients Methodology »

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Top prescribers for HYDROCORTISONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RENE VALIENTE PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled845

MIAMI

Florida

KAREN HEIDELBERG M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled826

DETROIT

Michigan

MICHAEL ENGELMAN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled787

CORAL SPRINGS

Florida

JOSE MENDEZ DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled652

ORLANDO

Florida

BARRY DUBNER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled597

CORAL SPRINGS

Florida

JUAN ESCOBAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled587

LONG BEACH

California

R BRANCH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled522

METTER

Georgia

MAREK STAWISKI MD

Dermatopathology

Claims Filled481

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

ALEXANDRA KROEFF PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled477

MIAMI

Florida

WINDSOR TING M.D.

Vascular Surgery

Claims Filled467

NEW YORK

New York

HECTOR WILTZ JR M.D

Dermatology

Claims Filled378

MIAMI

Florida

BARRY SARKELL M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled369

CORAL SPRINGS

Florida

OSCAR SAFFOLD MD

Clinical Laboratory Dermatological Immunology

Claims Filled366

CLEVELAND

Ohio

RANON MANN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled349

BRONX

New York

HOWARD GOLDMAN D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled340

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

SU LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled335

SAN GABRIEL

California

DANIEL STEWART DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled301

CLINTON TOWNSHIP

Michigan

JEN YEE SHEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled297

ALHAMBRA

California

DAVID MYERS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled285

BUFFALO

New York

MICHAEL ROSENTHAL D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled273

WILMINGTON

Delaware

ROGER MOORE M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled269

ELKHART

Indiana

JULIO UGARTE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled264

THE VILLAGES

Florida

RICHARD GEARY D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled261

WHEELING

West Virginia

MURRAY GORDON M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled259

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled258

BEECH GROVE

Indiana